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An Introduction to Athlete Development By Kelvin Giles
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An overview of the journey an athlete will negotiate as they adapt to the ever-changing environment created by their maturation. The book examines the background and rationale of this journey and... More > offers broad guidance for the teacher and coach. Detail on the development characteristics of the young student / athlete and the rhythm and timing of their development is part of the section that takes us 'inside the developing athlete's world'. Strategic and intervention issues are investigated along with 'delivery' elements such as Physical Competence Assessment; Exercise Selection and Progression; overall planning.< Less
Movement Efficiency For The Developing Athlete By Kelvin Giles
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This book is written for all practitioners involved in the total pathway from physical well-being through to elite sports performance. The latter cannot be optimised without world’s best... More > practice existing in the former and so I have expressed a range of thoughts for the coach working at the developmental layers of sport and physical activity. Over the last decade I have been honoured to meet with and share with a large group of teachers, coaches and administrators worldwide (through workshops, lectures and courses) who form the backbone of support to all those young people who are committed to the journey from ‘well-being through to ‘high performance sport’. I have tried to summarise the information in some sections into a list of what the coach might need in their ‘toolbox’. A ‘toolbox’ that might act as a (a) a framework or checklist (b) guidance on the order of things as the training program is prescribed to the athlete.< Less
Athlete Notes By Adam Naylor
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Athlete Notes is a simple way to take control of your athletic development. Variations of this notebook have been used by professional, collegiate, and elite youth athletes to enhance their learning... More > and mental preparation for sport. Rather than talking at you, Athlete Notes invites you to be an active participant in your journey towards athletic excellence.< Less
Youth Athlete Development: Summer Fitness Program By James Butterfield
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The majority of children in the world are not given the right advise during the crucial growing years, giving them little to no chance of ever making it as an adult athlete. Kids should be guided... More > towards becoming good movers, with strength and flexibility as well as sporting skill. There is a reason why childhood obesity is at a staggering high...the highest in human history. Summer holidays provide a perfect opportunity for kids to work on their health and fitness. In this program you will find a complete guide full of perfect exercises for kids. These programs have been designed specifically for growing children as the circuits are simple to follow, allowing for a safe and gradual progression of strength and fitness that can be transferred in to ANY sport. These circuits have been tried and tested with THOUSANDS of growing athletes, many of which have gone on to become professional stars or competitive recreational sportsmen and women.< Less
The Ultimate Guide To Be A Top Athlete By Jecky Lee
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The Ultimate Guide To Be A Top Athlete will help bring out the superior athletic skills you've always kept hidden within you, so you can start using them until you become your own idol player. What... More > you will find inside How To Be An Ace Athlete: How to handle emotionally stressful sports events. Workouts that are geared towards body sculpturing. How to make workouts truly beneficial. 4 factors that influence the lives of ace athletes. The benefit of keeping your tummy in. The inspiring training regimen of a popular ace boxer. The life motivations of ace athletes. The right kind of meal for aspiring ace athletes. Top secret ways of honing your sports skills. Exercises to develop the power of your arms and legs. How to expand your vision to see from all angles. Four factors that influence the lives of ace athletes. Why ace athletes must be "fathered." What workouts mental sports players should engage in. And a lot, lot more!< Less
The Impact of Service-Learning on Student-Athletes’ Character Development. By H. Kyle Ryan
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The use of service-learning as pedagogy has been widely researched and published, as has the anti-social behavior of athletes. Is it possible to utilize service-learning via neo-Kohlbergian methods... More > to instill character in the athletics realm?< Less
The Impact of Service-Learning on Student-Athletes’ Character Development. By H. Kyle Ryan
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The use of service-learning as pedagogy has been widely researched and published, as has the anti-social behavior of athletes. Is it possible to utilize service-learning via neo-Kohlbergian methods... More > to instill character in the athletics realm?< Less
British Athletics 1866-80 By Peter Lovesey & Keith Morbey
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Track and field athletics grew from infancy to adulthood in a fifteen-year period explored in this ground-breaking book. The world’s first national championships, launched in 1866 by the... More > Amateur Athletic Club, set the basic programme still followed today in its metric equivalent in the Olympic Games and all championships. Giants of Victorian sport like W.G.Grace, Donald Dinnie, Tom Malone, the Davin brothers and Walter George competed regularly. Organised athletics was then taken up in Europe, the Empire and America. After an introduction that transports the reader to a typical meeting of 1866, the book comprises full results of the championships, annual year lists by performer and performance, an index of more than 3000 names with birth and death dates where known (a valuable resource for family historians), a summary of key developments and a copy of the first rules. Twenty-two contemporary illustrations show Victorian athletes in action. The authors are experts on the history of the sport.< Less
The Mind's Eye: The Evolution of the Athlete's Skills and Consciousness By Jimmy Joy
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The Mind's Eye describes a successful method in the implementation of a mental training program for rowers. Under Jimmy Joy's guidance and direction countless rowers at all levels, including the... More > international and university level, trained using an integral approach that develops the athletes skills and his consciousness. This book is Jimmy's description of the specific processes involved in developing you or your athlete's ability to achieve Flow (the sense of effortless in an activity) and experience peak performance.< Less
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention in Female Athletes By William Hanney
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The increased participation of females in athletics has elucidated the increased prevalence for ACL injury. Research has shown there are several factors placing females at a higher risk. The... More > identification of these factors has lead to the development of several injury prevention programs designed to prevent ACL injury in female athletes. One program which has gained recognition for its success and use of a multifactorial approach is the Prevent Injury Enhance Performance program. -Kristi Lynn Hughlett -Sal Mancino -Rachel Gonzalez< Less

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